Teaselling
Teasel Tea"sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teaseled}or {Teaselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teaseling} or {Teaselling}.] To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap. [1913 Webster]

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  • teaselling — Teaseling Tea sel*ing, n. The cutting and gathering of teasels; the use of teasels. [Written also {teaselling}, {teazling}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teaselling — teasel (Brit.) tea·sel || tɪːzl v. comb, raise a nap on cloth (also teazel) tea·sel || tɪːzl n. type of plant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teaselling — teasˈelling or teasˈeling noun • • • Main Entry: ↑teasel …   Useful english dictionary

  • teasel — /ˈtizəl/ (say teezuhl) noun 1. any of the herbs with prickly leaves and flower heads constituting the dipsacaceous genus Dipsacus. 2. the dried flower head or burr of D. fullonum, used for teasing or teaselling cloth. 3. any mechanical… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Teasel — Tea sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teaseled}or {Teaselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teaseling} or {Teaselling}.] To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teaseled — Teasel Tea sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teaseled}or {Teaselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teaseling} or {Teaselling}.] To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teaseling — Tea sel*ing, n. The cutting and gathering of teasels; the use of teasels. [Written also {teaselling}, {teazling}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teaseling — Teasel Tea sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teaseled}or {Teaselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teaseling} or {Teaselling}.] To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teaselled — Teasel Tea sel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teaseled}or {Teaselled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teaseling} or {Teaselling}.] To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teazling — Teaseling Tea sel*ing, n. The cutting and gathering of teasels; the use of teasels. [Written also {teaselling}, {teazling}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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